Norfolk battle to deserved draw in Wiltshire

PUBLISHED: 10:13 14 February 2018 | UPDATED: 10:13 14 February 2018

Norfolk players, from left, Nikki Goldsmith, Jon Sharpe and Sandra Page. Picture: Mandy Gray

Norfolk players, from left, Nikki Goldsmith, Jon Sharpe and Sandra Page. Picture: Mandy Gray


Norfolk travelled to Wiltshire in their Inter Counties Division Three match and after their win against Gloucestershire, hopes were high for another success and another jump up the table.

Norfolk B ladies and Wiltshire came out with a draw after the away team started off well, going 3-0 up with wins from Sarah Sharp, new recruit Lyndsey Childs and lady of the match Sandra Page with a 17.89 average .

The men’s B team also fought well but went down 7-5, man of the match Trevor Pearce taking the highest average of 25.72. This left the overnight score 10-8 to Wiltshire. Sunday started well for Norfolk with the Ladies A winning 4-2 with top lady Nikki Goldsmith with a 22.77 average. The men’s game was a battle with games going back and forth and with Wiltshire 6-5 up going into the last game, up stepped Wayne Wall to get a well-deserved draw and an overall score of 18-18, Man of the match was Jon Sharpe with a stunning 28.86 average .

The draw keeps Norfolk fifth in the overall table.

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